Grand-Fathering

As we move into June and Big Ocean Women take time to recognize and appreciate the roles played by men in our lives, I want to share a quote with you from Mario Cuomo. “My favorite thought about Abraham Lincoln is he believed in two things: loving one another and working together to make this…

A Tribute to Good Fathers

I’ve always been impressed by my father’s consistent patience and optimism. Even in the darkest of situations, he would portray optimism among his frustrations. I also consider myself very lucky to have a good dad, as I know many people are not that lucky–including my father himself.  My grandpa was the stereotypical distant, absent father…